Lactation Information Sheets for Parents

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Lactation Info Sheets

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Positioning and Latch

Positioning and Latch

The way you hold your baby and latch to the breast are keys to comfortable feeding for you and complete feedings for your baby.

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    Breastfeeding Beginnings

    Breastfeeding Beginnings

    You have breastmilk! Production starts during pregnancy (after 4 months). The best way to keep a good supply is to breastfeed early and often.

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      Breastmilk Oversupply

      Breastmilk Oversupply

      Do you feel you have more milk than your baby can drink? Does your baby have frequent, green, loose stools? This could be breastmilk oversupply.

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        Your New Baby

        Your New Baby

        Here are some basic guidelines for the first few weeks: Wet nappies (6+ per day); Stools (3+ per day); Feeding (at least 8 times a day around the clock).

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          Hand Expression

          Hand Expression

          Hand expression is a helpful skill, whenever you need to empty your breast or are separated from your baby in the first few days.

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            Your Milk Supply

            Your Milk Supply

            During the first few days and weeks, frequent stimulation of the breasts is essential to establish a healthy supply.

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              Painful Nipples

              Painful Nipples

              Tender and sensitive nipples are common, as you begin breastfeeding your new baby. However, very painful, cracked, or bleeding nipples are not.

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                Plugged Ducts and Mastitis

                Plugged Ducts and Mastitis

                If you notice a small lump the size of a pea in your breasts, it may be a plugged duct. This occurs when a portion of the breast does not get emptied completely during feedings.

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                  Best Breastfeeding Session

                  Best Breastfeeding Session

                  A deep latch is the key to the best feeding session. Regardless of the position you hold your baby, the latch is always important.

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                    Baby in the NICU

                    Baby in the NICU

                    Frequent stimulation of the breasts, by breastfeeding, hand expression or using a breast pump during the first few days and weeks, is essential to establish a strong milk supply.

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